Australia’s D’Arcy Brief slammed document books with a 148-ball 257, the third highest rating in one-day cricket historical past, in a JLT One-Day Cup match in Sydney on Friday (September 28).Brief smashed 15 fours and a document 23 sixes in his knock that took Western Australia to 387 all out in 47 overs towards Queensland. It was much more unbelievable contemplating the subsequent finest rating within the innings was 27 by Marcus Stoinis. Solely Rohit sharma (264 for India towards Sri Lanka in 2014) and Alistair Brown (268 for Surrey towards Glamorgan in 2002) have increased scores in a Checklist A innings.
Throughout his knock, Brief additionally went previous Ben Dunk’s 229 for the very best rating by an Australian. The 23 sixes he hit was additionally a Checklist A document, with the earlier highest being 17.
That is 250! Unbelievable batting from D’Arcy Brief!
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) September 28, 2018
Queensland had opted to area and had Western Australia in early bother at 23 for two. Brief, batting at No. 3, started on a comparatively sedate observe whilst wickets fell usually on the different finish. He reached his 100 off 83 balls after which went berserk, racing to his double-century off simply 128 balls. He reached the landmark with three consecutive sixes.
He lastly fell within the 46th over, stumped by Jimmy Peirson off left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann.
First Printed: September 28, 2018, 9:13 AM IST